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Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
is the white house. goldman sachs, these guys are continuing to run economic policy. it is goldman sachs. i am sorry. they're all goldman sachs alums. the bill back to goldman sachs. they go back into government. -- they all go back to goldman sachs. they go back into government. it is a white house issued. >> this goes back to the media in a way. i will go back to goldman sachs if i must. remember in august when there were about 1200 people doing civil disobedience around the white house protesting the keystone pipeline. the corporate mainstream media was like this on that. imagine if 1200 tea party members hitched themselves to the date of the white house. when occupy launched in september in new york and then moved across the country, suddenly there was more attention being paid to other movements. it exposed how the media has done such a disservice to this country in the last few years by saying there was one movement in this country, the tea party. there are many other movements. the occupy wall street movement has brought into sharper relief and force the media to pay attention to other
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
and goldman sachs are set to post quarterly results before the opening bell. >>> plus, we'll get a key read on inflation. it is wednesday, january 16, 2013. "squawk box" begins right now. ♪ >>> good morning, welcome to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm michelle caruso ka arcabrerh ross westgate. kelly's off. we'll have more coming up -- there's been a traffic jam in the region. the s&p rising back above the five-year high that it reached -- >> kidding, kidding. kidding. >> he doth protest too much. in every joke there is a whisper of truth. >> kidding -- is that the expression? >> in spanish -- [ spanish ] >> i don't know whether andrew is delayed because of traffic or can't decide the proper look for a snow day. could be a sweater -- >> sweater? >> a zipper sweater. >> a zweater? >> yeah. you don't get up early enough -- do you live in the georgia? >> yes. >> you're here. >> yes. >> okay. i live 35 miles away. >> and you made it. >> and i have a sports car. >> and andrew lives in the city, he didn't make it. >> don't live where there's a bridge or tunnel between you and where you work is go
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
earlier wal-mart - it would be a hugely divergent number. > > take goldman sachs. their ceo makes a lot of money, but there are a lot of people at goldman sachs who also make a lot of money. so the disparity wouldn't be as great maybe as wal-mart or some retailer where you have a ceo who probably makes a lot, but you have a lot of minimum-wage workers. so that is going to be a big disparity. > also in corporate governance, we are going to know a little bit more about ceos. for example, when they are applying for a job, we get a look at their background checks now. > > one thing that struck me about a proxy that i saw - i have never really seen this before - where in a proxy statement it will say, "we've performed a thorough background check on this new director. we have checked out all his references." that is something that i haven't seen before. > you looked at other proxies and saw this new love of shareholders now. > > i have never seen so much sort of kissing and telling: "here is what we are doing to keep our shareholders happy. here is our address if you want to write. we encoura
Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
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Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
? >> a home run for goldman sachs. company saying its fourth quarter earnings nearly tripled. boosted by big gains, stock and bond values. deal making and believe it or not, lower compensation expenses as well. revenue up along each of the business lines. as a result, the stock is currently trading up a solid 3 plus percent at 140.15 per share. j.p. morgan also beating estimates and a lot of headlines from the bank regarding its massive trading loss as well as comments from ceo jamie dimon. kaylatausche has more for us. >> fingering several executives in the process, the board cutting jamie dimon's pay in half as a result. but dimon says the bank has been quote, better, stronger and tougher as a result. the record net income for the quarter and 15% return on tangible equity. another uptick in number two. up 8% this quarter an 33% since last year. dimon continuing his bullishness on housing saying quote the entire gamut changed. he expects them to remain strong throughout the year as rates remain low. also a surprise to the upside, debt surging 79% since fourth quarter last year and assets un
Jan 16, 2013 4:00am EST
. >>> it will be a big day for bank earnings in the u.s. reports due out from jpmorgan and goldman sachs before the opening bell. >>> all right. it's the middle of the week here on "worldwide exchange." we come to you with reports of a helicopter crash in london south of the river, vauxhall. we know emergency services are attending the situation at the moment. apparently the helicopter had just the pilot in it. there may well be others involved on the ground. >> what do you know about the area? >> it's very close to -- close to where the new u.s. embassy is going to be built. a major transport junction, as well. a major transporting junction south of the river, southwest of london, as well. it's not far from -- actually not far from the heliport, just further down the river. >> there's only one commercial helipad in london which i learned during the olympics, barclays helipad. >> that's the helipad. yeah. >> barclays had invested to help get capital into the thing and get it up and running. they usually have a handful of charter flights or what would you call a charter flight for a helicopter?
Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
.p. morgan and goldman sachs. that was not enough to propel the markets through those levels. i think the market anticipated a lot of this good news ahead of time. so i think we are going to languish around here. you can see by the falling volatility and the complacent markets that we are probably a little ways away from pushing through that level. > what about citigroup and bank of america, which are now going to report in? > > i think those earnings will probably be just like j.p. morgan and goldman sachs. i think they will probably be pretty good. they brought their earnings down to a level where they could beat them. in the banks are doing very well based on the fed policy. so i think they will beat earnings. they probably won't rally too much, because they have already both had a pretty large move. so, the market expectation was that they were going to move, so i think they will probably sit here, and maybe even sell off a little bit on their news. however, i expect the news to be very good. > what is on your buy list? > > right now i am recommending- there is nothing i want to b
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Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm EST
. boeing cut from a downgrade by goldman sachs. you're looking at shares today down another $2.70. or 3.5%. dan springer in seattle for latest developments in this saga. >> the stock was down from the beginning of the day but that's really stabilized and has been a measured response nationwide among investors and among the airlines. in fact, there are several 787th in the air right now. not all of them have grounded their flights, but the latest in western japan. a warning light came on and then there was smoke in the cockpit. passengers could smell it in the cabin, prompting an emergency landing which went smoothly. there were no injuries but it appears to be yet another electrical problem, perhaps lithium-ion battery that sits just below and behind the cockpit. it was the first airline to buy the 787 and fly them. afterward the chairman apologized to customers and grounded all 17 of their dreamliners for further inspections. japan airlines followed with their seven planes. united airlines have been a safety check on all six of their dreamliners and they are all in service at this hour
Jan 16, 2013 4:30pm PST
evening everyone. i'm susie gharib. blockbuster earnings from j.p. morgan, and goldman sachs. but will they be able to keep up the pace? >> tom: i'm tom hudson. the growing concern over america's ability to pay its i.o.u.s is turning into a debate over the defition of a "debt default." why washington's wrangling could hurt the u.s. economy. >> susie: and from chipotle to dunkin' donuts, did fast food chains meet investors' appetites for big returns? we're talking food stocks. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> tom: we begin with banking. two giant financial powerhouses reported big gains in fourth quarter earnings today. j.p. morgan chase booked its third straight year of record profits. and goldman sachs reported fourth quarter earnings that were almost triple the same period a week ago. erika miller reports. >> reporter: before we get to jp morgan's profits, let's talk about the earnings of it's c.e.o., jamie dimon. the board cut his pay in half as punishment for a more than $6 billion loss at j.p. morgan's london trading desk. but dimon will still pocket a $10 m
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
it takes to cut it in a goldman sachs business class? and... why bulls are rushing the market ... first business starts now.... you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas good morning, i'm angela miles. it's january 22nd. in today's first look strap yourself in.. between action this weekout of washington and a heavy week of earnings it's likely to be an active trading week. stocks inched up modestly during the past trading week. nasdaq gained the least-- mostly because shares of apple lost nearly 4%. the senate takes up the assault weapons ban... and johnson and johnson is reportedly negotiatin a $2 billion dollar settlement with patients who received recalled artifical hips philip streible of rjo futures joins us now for a look at the trading week ahead. good morning to you. hope you had a nice weekend off. let's start with this bullish situation. i'm almost starting to feel like there are too many bulls in the market. everybody loves this market. there are a lot of people talking about that. equities have been on such an upward momentum.
Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm EST
. meanwhile, rocking with the bank earnings today. that's what is in focus. jpmorgan, goldman sachs and at u.s. bank core, we saw u.s. mortgage lending helping to drive growth. is the firm taking on too much risk in the housing market? we'll talk to chairman and ceo richard davis who is with us today. >> another day, another rally for research in motion, maker of the beleaguered blackberry. the stock is up 37% in the past month. >>> and after the bell, how much is mobility impacting ebay's bottom line? did christmas surpass expectations or beat them? instant analysis coming up on the "closing bell." stay with us. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
and the latest new on yahoo! earnings. two traders go head to head over goldman sachs. plus, u.s. automakers get caught in the kros fire of a current si war. the impact straight ahead. and why walmart is becoming the biggest threat to amazon. we get the bottom line, howevers before the online retailer reports earnings. back right after this. >>> welcome back to "fast money." shares of vmware getting hit this afternoon. companies earnings topped expectations and posted a 22% growth for revenues in 2012. problem is, it is forecasting only 14% to 16% growth in 2013. wall street analysts were looking for growth of about 18% for the year. not a very pretty looking chart there, melissa. >> it is now. bertha, thank you. b.k.? >> yeah, i mean, the problem they have here is, everybody has their software already. they are starting to really get some saturation in the marketplace. getting a little competition from microsoft, though i'm not sure that that's really the big factor here. it's just that everybody's bought the product already and it's going to be tough. >> let's talk about amazon. near record hi
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
when we come back. >>> and later, more newsmakers from the mountains, goldman sachs ceo lloyd blankfein sean parker will be joining us live from davos. [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all? it's lots of things. all waking up. ♪ becoming part of the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ trees will talk to networks will talk to scientists about climate change. cars will talk to road sensors will talk to stoplights about traffic efficiency. the ambulance will talk to patient records will talk to doctors about saving lives. it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. the next big thing? we're going to wake the world up. ♪ and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. ♪ cisco. tomorrow starts here. >>> earnings spread continues today. take a look right now. at this point, the doe is indicated to open higher by almost 50 points. this comes out of ten out of 11 sessions where the dow has gained. some real runs that we've been seeing. jim cramer called it yesterday. you see jobless claims look
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
. big bank earnings. what's riding on numbers from goldman sachs out tomorrow? first, straight to our top story and that's apple's slide. the stock is down 24% over the past three months. should you be a buyer or seller? let's go to the chairs and you were a buyer, keith, today. >> yeah, buy it. at the end of the day, the stock was as newsy as newsy gets. not been above valuation. cheap gets cheaper when growth is slowing. i think everybody was saying something bearish about it. we got the signal between $482 to $492. you buy it for a trade to $518. >> we talked about owning 500 puts to protect against the move with the stock sharply breaking below 500, we exercised -- not exercised, sold those puts today and effectively that has us getting longer. >> right, the price in the stock was not good in today's session. >> it was lousy. a few weeks ago when the stock was mid $520s, we called it no man's land. we flagged $550 or so or look for $480 on the down side. and you basically got within close enough, you got your $480 today. i absolutely see the head winds in apple and long-term i cou
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
arrow. david: let's look at the banks. this week is a big week for bank earnings. goldman sachs, i remember in june selling at 90. today it is over at 140? >> new high, 141 and change. both goldman sachs and jpmorgan with up arrows. goldman sachs new high. liz: speaking of tech, another big tech cap name, hewlett-packard made a big upside move. [closing bell ringing] david: the bells are ringing. mixed picture as we look at the different indexes. dow jones not able to go into the green. but the s&p is there, tracking up a tick. nasdaq pulled up. not a huge increase on nasdaq. when you think of the influence of apple on the nasdaq itself, the nasdaq index being hugely influenced by that. were it not for gains by apple we would have seen negative gains on nasdaq as well but it did show gains. s&p flirting with the up and down arrow as we speak. liz: touch-and-go moment by moment. look at dow jones transportation index the transports hitting an all-time high today. the index is a composite of to big companies from airlines to railroads to the trucking industry. some investors follow t
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00am EST
and goldman sachs. both of them making more money. while earnings growth be enough to make you some more money in the market. we bring in now liz ann sonders. what you make of earnings season, which we are in the middle of here? we are looking at a descending pace of earnings growth which is not a big surprise. i think the estimates for 2013 are probably still a little bit higher. the good news from a market perspective and the reason why there is so much resilience is that valuation on those earnings is about two to three multiple points below the long-term norm. connell: we are looking at the dow as you speak. you kind of like the market it sounds like. as usual, there is always this fact up in washington that is behind us that says, what if these guys mess it up again. the debt ceiling fight they seem to be bigger than the ones we have had recently. >> it is not so much if they mess it up, it is how badly will they mess it up. we know that it is coming. we went into that, first of all, with other things happening that are not happening now. europe was much more of a mess and much more and w
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
week. thanks erik. > > thank you. goldman sachs is out of with a slew of stock it calls "sure things" for 2013. find out what a trader has to say about that. stick around. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to register or to request more information and receive a free 3-day bracelet today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful matt cavanuagh of cmz trading joins us now, and this is a good one matt: goldman sachs is out with its list of stocks it said should pay in 2013. on that list there's coca-cola enterprises, wyndham resorts, and lowe's. you pick one of the stocks that you like from the list, tell us about it. > > i picked marathon petroleum. it's a really good company i think. they own pipelines, they own refiners, they own convenience stores.
Jan 11, 2013 7:30pm PST
effectively harness and the -- any of the media. >> goldman sachs. >> one of the reasons i supported president obama was i did not want to see larry summers in the white house. [laughter] with hillary clinton, until the end of her campaign, there was not a sense of how she could bring her history to bear. it was very much a restoration ist campaign. he fell if you are going to get the clinton administration part 3. -- you felt as if you were going to get the clinton administration part 3. if you feel it was such a crisis and panic at that time as many say it was coming out of the calamitous bush administration into the tar, bringing in a team of rivals as obama talked about, all you had was larry summers and tim geithner. both of them have their control over the policies that led to the crisis. in my mind, that opened the door to the tea party. it opened the door to right-wing populism. people saw in this white house favoritism towards goldman sachs and the banks. the problem was the left populism has not emerged until now. for too long, many felt with the bomb in the white house that things w
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
dropped against goldman sachs, aig, lehman brothers country wide financial. why might that be? goldman sachs wound up giving $1 million to president obama's obama's 2008 election campaign and goldman sachs is also a client of covington and burling that happens to be the firm that attorney general eric holder worked for. what a coincidence. and is there a law that says this is illegal. yes, there are many, but let me give you sarbanes oxley act. a quote here so you're lear on it. chief executive office and chief financial offices certify under oath that their financial statements arestatementsstatement accurate and they assure that all relative and knowingly may be sent to prison. and no one went to prison. let's jump right into it. what are the possible reasons why no one saw prosecution here? >> the word that we get number one, let's accept that these transactions the sale of market-back securities to investors, these were very well lawyered transactions. these are not easy prosecutions by any stretch yet there have been no attempts at prosecution. that raises the question of whether,
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm EST
for goldman sachs. good afternoon, everybody. it is the last hour of trading, welcome to "countdown to the closing bell." we have a breaking news story today. battlbattle of the financial ti. two billionaires against each other. carl icahn the "wall street journal" just breaking the story has taken a long stake in herbalife. look at this intraday picture. the hedge fund manager is a guy who has said you know what, i will short this stock. getting hammered the past couple of days. today it started off that way until the news just broke that carl icahn is jumping in and saying herbalife, i am in. the stock is well off of the lows of the session now down two-thirds of a percent. had been down 1.8% earlier today. just about 13 minutes ago at about nine minutes to the hour. wwe're watching herbalife right now. turbulence at boeing. a top analyst out in front. we also have ol goldman stellar quarter. and stocks are mixed. weakness in the dow jones industrial. so much of that has to do with boeing. so what is the story? boeing is the biggest drag on the dow jones industrial pulling it down
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Jan 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
ceo's are going to the white house and visiting with president obama. >> and how about goldman sachs, do they get a deal and part of the visitors in the white house? >> they are, getting a deal in building downtown new york city, the post 9-11 construction, beyond that financing, 1.6 billion. >> greta: 1.6 billion to goldman, sachs. >> they're building high rises and high rise apartments and corporate buildings and bank of america is going to get a cut of that as well. and people consider that sort of like corporate park. >> greta: and then they come out in favor and they say it's a good idea because they got the special deals. >> and in a sense, congressman issa was saying correctly show, earmarks are banned formally banned, but still exist and creep into legislation and i suspect they will, because there's a reason for that. you need to cobble together the votes to pass things and not only to vote, but, that's called buying and selling. >> a way to say if, if you're giving special deals to people so you get their public support or their vote, that's exactly right, and not even lawm
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
-quarter earnings. shares down there. >>> goldman sachs blowing past street estimates with 560 a share. beating wall street frachts. jpmorgan posting better than expected earnings of 53%. jpmorgan's board cutting ceo jamie dimon's compensation in half to $11.5 million. this following an investigation of the bank's $6.2 billion trading loss. he respects the board's decision on this pay cut. interesting stories for both of them. of course, both of them a huge impact on the market this morning, jim. >> goldman sachts sachs is a quarter from the old days. people didn't think they could have a big return on equity. this was dramatic. the stocks, tangible book value has been something that hasn't mattered for goldman for a while. i think it's going to start mattering. cash on hand, i think you'll see a tangible book value. compensation for people, really down dramatically. goldman has reined in compensation, revenue's gone up, that's how you make a lot of money. >> the compensation number was higher as their number because revenues were so much higher. but you're right, they took it down to 37 from 2.4. i
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm EST
a great evening, we appreciate your time. okay, let's talk about thinking. big banks, goldman sachs, reporting big profits today. we will get to that in just a bit. but it wasn't all good news for jpmorgan, chairman and ceo. slashed in half as a result of last year's trading incident. we talk you a lot about that. it cost the company more than $6 billion. while morgan, chief investment outages, thank you for coming in tonight. >> the senator is a tough act to follow. gerri: what you make of him getting a pay cut? doesn't matter at this point? >> on one hand is being held accountable in a way. that's it. gerri: money talks. >> but if he had he he had a different work on the same identifier. the one you really think that? >> welcome a couple of years ago, they had one of these in the head i was fired. so it was something where he could've been. the something is being done to show accountability. >> we are seeing big earnings at goldman sachs. what do you make of this? is the banking sector back, you're going to continue? >> welcome i like the financial sector in general, as we were ta
Jan 12, 2013 4:00am EST
an honest to goodness analyst shoot-out in this little piece of speculation. last week, goldman sachs came out and upgraded quick silver from neutral to buy, but then this morning, the anales of piper jaffery, that guy hit quick silver with a downgrade from buy to neutral. we have a terrific chance to look at both sides of the story, figure out who is right. that is smart for speculation. quite frankly, it's a joni mitchell moment. we will look at quick silver from both sides now. first a little background. quick silver is three names brands, quick silver, ro x i, and dc, and that mostly appeals to surfers and skaters or people that want to look like surfers, skateboard riders or have tattoos like young people are doing, it's cool. during the 1990s, and the first day of the 2000s, quick silver was a red hot growth, one of the smoke shows, on fire. but for years, the company has been stagnant. and came close to going bankrupt. it's come back from the brink. quick silver has had a lot of trouble getting investors to appreciate brands. i don't know why. or customers. honestly, what is not to
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
as we await wells fargo earnings on friday. goldman sachs had a note out, you want to be invested with the banks, into the banks that have the most lefers to still pull. you don't want to be in the best of breed. all of that's in the stock already. >> i think wells fargo probably fits that mode. i think, though, goldman sachs, you mentioned them, i will talk about -- they had a tremendous day today, goldman sachs. look at the last hour in the trading action. and i still think if you want to be in the space, goldman, we talked about this a few weeks ago, we said, you can own goldman sachs, i still believe that to be the case. my favorite bank out of all of them, i still think it's u.s. bank corp. >> let's talk herbalife. back in the headlines today as activist investors take different sides. dan loeb revealed an 8% stake in the company. bill ackman revealed his massive short position. c nbc's herb green berg has been following the story. herb joins us with the very latest on this and herb, this is a day ahead of the big meeting. what are we expecting? >> what we're expecting is the
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
earnings from goldman sachs, more on apple and everything else. we'll see you in two minutes. >>> welcome back to the fast money halftime report. i'm michelle caruso-cabrera at the breaking news desk. the state department confirms a number of americans are among 41 people being held hostage in algeria. bp, british petroleum confirms an attack occurred overnight in a natural gas production facility in the southeastern part of the country. it's a natural gas plant operated in a joint venture by bp of the uk. stat oil of norway. and also sonatrach, the algerian oil company. what we are showing you is production facility courtesy of google maps. that is in amenis on the border of libya. journalists in the country of mauritania say they have been in contact with the militants and they have been told this attack is in retaliation for french air strikes against islamic militants in mali which also borders on algeria. the state department is set to hold a briefing at 1:00 p.m. we hope to get more details. once again, a number of americans being held hostage as a result of a gas -- of an armed att
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
of either of these enterprises to be making tens of millions of dollars as the ceo of goldman sachs says in the taxpayers them. c-span: why should they make more money than the president? >> guest: is a very complex company. they have to really understand ins and outs of the business and having the risk from the big mortgage portfolio is very complex and they have to oversee it. that's a 30 minutes. i think there may probably $2 million figure. c-span: would have been to public service? >> guest: you tell me what happened to public service. public service is a thing of the past and certainly was never what jim johnson viewed fannie mae has. c-span: here is a gentleman that you read a lot about, who testified on capitol hill and his former congressman kanjorski questioning mr. mozilla. i'll ask you more about it. >> why didn't our federal reserve, what did the fcc is the question, why didn't i treasury departments at the same statistics i got an 18% failures of mortgages in securitized pools? whited may see this? to have an answer? he ran the company the largest number of days. you partic
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
but frankly if you have a career at goldman sachs coming your not really sensitive to when you push this money out. one of the things i saw was this presumption of goodness that these banks and executives would never, ever take advantage of the taxpayer by putting their profit interest over that of the public interest and i think our voices of skepticism to bring that back in. c-span: you prosecuted someone by the name of antonucci? who was seeing what happened to the prosecution? >> guest: antonucci was essentially the io of the bank of new york to try to get it t.a.r.p. money by cooking its books, committing accounting fraud by essentially making it look like they had more big capital, basically the cushion had cushion they been cast against losses. it stands anything from failing or withstanding the impact through their own shareholders. antonucci had engaged in trickery to make it look like the bank was more healthy than it was. i don't member the exact amount. $11 million taxpayer fund. we worked with the u.s. attorney's office to investigate him, prosecute and ultimately pleaded guilty t
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Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm EST
actually utilize. sandra: i want to bring a report from goldman sachs. they upgraded based on quote the possibility of a leveraged buyout offer providing floor for the shares. if you own dell shares, if you want to own dell shares, what does one do right now based on the news that we have at this moment? >> well, i think outside of a takeout, the 2013 still looks better for dell than 2012. they're doing a lot of things to get them out of just the commodity pc market, into services, into servers into the upper enterprise where margins are better to look more like an ibm than maybe just a pc seller. that will be better for the company as we push through the next few quarters. i think we have a little bit better pc backdrop to boot. david: cody you know this company extremely well, better than most people. it is run by michael dell, the owner -- or the previous owner, the entrepreneur, he has his entrepreneurial mindset, it is embedded in his dna, do you think that he felt hamstrung by the capital markets and really wants to go private? >> i think you have to especially when you are ta
Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
because of climate change. they heard from goldman sachs saying the financial crisis is over. we heard from the president of the ecb promised the european recovery would start in the second half of 2013. the promises made, there is a copy that. the prolonged economic malaise is not going the way. the jury is still out whether bailouts are working or not. unemployment is high in many developed countries. loves to work done before da vos climbed the mountain again. >> this has for the moment been averted. some believe they will be a recovery in the second half of 2013. whatever the projections about recovery, there is no doubt that in the short term austerity is here to stay. >> recovery may be on the way according to mario draghi. we have been used to hearing nothing but gloom and doom. now looks like there could be a sliver of hope. the waters of the greek island of crete could hold up to $3.50 trillion a cubic meters of natural gas. from athens. >> in greece, good news is hard to come by but the deposits of natural gas and oil that geologists' lie waiting to be found. a report by germ
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: but goldman sachs is a different story. it deals almost exclusively with institutions, not consumers. it's fourth quarter earnings growth came from a surge in investment banking revenues thanks to gains in stock and bond underwriting. goldman earned $5.60 a share in the period, compared to a $1.84 a year ago. that was also better than expected. big banks aren't the only financials expected to do well in the fourth quarter. the financial sector as a whole is expected to post an earnings gain of 11.5%, making it the best performing group for the fourth quarter. but that doesn't necessarily mean now's a good time to buy most big bank stocks. >> there's a couple names out there in the regionals that look attractive. but for the most part, most of the companies are trading very close to our fair value. >> reporter: there's another trend to watch for this earnings season: cost cutting. banks have been cutting workers and compensation in an effort to shore up earnings. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new york. >> tom: we'll have more banking coverage tomorrow with earnings from citigroup and bank of am
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goldman sachs the chairman of goldman sachs talking about it over the past twenty four hours or so basically saying that he thinks that perhaps there is the bigger the government has gone in the wrong direction on austerity because of course there's. figure show that growth isn't happening in the way they were hoping they're worse than had been expected and certainly if we look to over the next three months say the first three months of this years we have similar figures then we would end up in the triple dip recession so where would that leave that austerity policy. the chancellor is not likely to budge there was no because the problem that he has is that his whole his whole economic policy it's been based on this idea of of thirty this idea that we can't we get the debt back on track and what have you. and then it we get greater the results are in his whole policy and he's he stuck to that for out. and so for him to to turn around now and go for a plan b. that would be the ultimate u. turn and certainly labor would seize upon that because labor been saying for some time. they thi
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. let's look at the calendar. j.p. morgan reporting wednesday as well as goldman sachs, and then thursday, bank of america and citi. what do you think is going to be the theme of these banks reporting besides mortgages? >> i think the theme is going to be one time. even if wells fargo, there was a number of one time events. private equity gai. gains on surities. there were -- if we take out the 10 billion of mortgage production kept on the balance sheet, it would affect the growth. and no better or worse than last year. wheny woo look at the other majors the theme is where does growth come from? wells fargo being the nation's largest home lender would benefit the post from mortgage refinancing. and less for the other majors. i think the theme is traditional banking remains under pressure. you have net interest margins that will compress. generally, i don't see anything that will produce upside in the coming quarters. >> susie: one area that has been resolved earlier this week, the settlement on that robo signing deal. so that is off the table so that these banks can now
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